|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|
|Number:||60 - 2|
|Name:||Christiaan E Eijkman|
|Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1929|
|Motivation:||C. Eijkman: Foundation of the field of vitamin research, especially through the discovery of polyneuritis gallinarum. G. Grijns: Foundation of the field of vitamin research, especially through the introduction of the term "partial hunger".|
|Profession:||Prof internal medicine|
|University:||University of Amsterdam|
|Comments:||E. Hédon was covered in the same evaluation. C. Eijkman and G. Grijns were nominated by the following professors from the faculty of the University of Amsterdam: A. H. M. J. van Rooy, prof obstetrics and gynecology P. Ruitinga, prof internal medicine W. Noordenbos, prof surgery K. H. Bouman, prof psychiatry B. Brouwer, prof neurology L. Bolk, prof anatomy G. van Rijnberk, prof psychology H. Burger, prof otopathy S. Mendez da Costa, prof dermatology J. J.van Loghem, prof bacteriology and hygiene O. Lanz, prof surgery W. Schüffner, prof tropical hygiene M. H. Woerdman, prof histology E. P. Snijders, prof tropical medicine|
Twelve laureates were awarded a Nobel Prize in 2020, for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.
Their work and discoveries range from the formation of black holes and genetic scissors to efforts to combat hunger and develop new auction formats.
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